Trick or Treat Yo’ Self

It’s halfway through October and that means fall is in full swing and Halloween is quickly approaching. I visited Michael’s and found some cute Halloween crafting surfaces. I chose to purchase a little wooden candy corn piece to put onto a canvas. Then after searching Pinterest for a cute Halloween saying I settled on “trick or treat yo’ self.”

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My supplies:

  • 8″x10″ canvas
  • Acrylic paints
  • Paint brush and foam brush
  • Candy corn piece from Michaels
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks

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What I did:

  • Using a foam brush cover the entire canvas in purple paint. I used three coats.
  • Use a paint brush and gold paint to paint the words. I had to go over the words multiple times because of my thin brush and paint.
  • When all of this was dry use the hot glue gun to spread glue on the back of the candy corn and place it on the canvas. Ta da!

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This was a quick project that is brightening up the apartment kitchen. All in I spent under $3, because I already had the paint and brushes. I also think that the bright purple color worked great for Halloween. Have you made some Halloween projects? Post pics in the comments below!

Bri

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